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Fall Visit to Cloudland Canyon State Park

October 5th, 2017 by Innkeeper

Visit Cloudland Canyon State Park, Near ChattanoogaThe Chattanooga area is home to so many wonderful parks and natural areas.  It’s no wonder this area has been named the “Best Town Ever” by Outside Magazine, and one of the “Top 45 Places to Go” by the New York Times.  This incredible city is nestled in the Tennessee River Valley, between the mountains of Southeast Tennessee. Whether you’re looking for a cultural getaway filled with great food, museums, and other attractions, or a getaway focused on getting outside and exploring, Chattanooga has it all.  One of our favorite places to explore is in neighboring Georgia, just a short 25 minute drive from the Chanticleer Inn Bed and Breakfast.  Reserve a room at our luxury Bed and Breakfast, and come explore the stunning Cloudland Canyon State Park this fall.

See The Beauty of Cloudland Canyon

Georgia’s Cloudland Canyon State Park is located on Lookout Mountain, just outside of Downtown Chattanooga. It’s one of the largest parks in the state of Georgia, and should definitely make its way to the top of your “to-see” list.  It’s a breathtakingly beautiful place to go hiking, especially during these late fall months.  Here, you’ll find towering boulders, steep limestone, sandstone, and shale cliffs, stunning overlooks, and gently winding steams and waterfalls throughout the park. The scenic Visit Cloudland Canyon State Park Near ChattanoogaWaterfall Trail in Cloudland Canyon is a particular favorite, providing access to two incredible waterfalls:  Cherokee and Hemlock Falls. The hike is fairly short at just over 2 miles roundtrip, but the steep descent can feel strenuous.

If you’re not up for a strenuous hike, considering taking the short Overlook Trail, where you’ll get to see the famous views this park is known for, or the more moderate West Rim Loop Trail. This popular park also has an 18-hole disc golf course, wild caves available for touring, a fishing pond, trails for horseback riding, and picnicking grounds.

Bicyclists and hikers looking for extended opportunities are now in luck, as Cloudland Canyon State Park is now accessible via trail from downtown Chattanooga.  Thanks to work done by the Lula Lake Land Trust, the Tennessee Riverwalk now connects to this extraordinary park via the Chattanooga Connector Trail, and a network of other trails.

After a day of hiking and exploring at Cloudland Canyon State Park, relax in the luxurious accommodations of The Chanticleer Inn Bed and Breakfast.  There’s no finer choice of lodging in all of Chattanooga.  Make your reservation today.

Are you Ready for the 2017 River Rocks Festival?

September 11th, 2017 by Innkeeper

2017 River Rocks Festival in ChattanoogaIf you haven’t been to Chattanooga’s River Rocks festival yet, this year is your year! Throughout the month of October, visitors to Chattanooga have the opportunity of seeing at least part of this popular festival.  River Rocks last throughout the entire month of October, and features dozens of exciting athletic events.  The overall goal of the River Rocks festival is to inspire visitors and competitors to get outside, get active, and have fun while doing it. That, after all, is what the city of Chattanooga is all about. Competitors from all over the world descend upon Chattanooga to compete in festival events, bringing a certain level of excitement and buzz to the area each fall. Fall is also a great time to experience Chattanooga.  One visit is all it takes to understand why is the Scenic City is considered such an incredible destination for outdoor enthusiasts.  Book your room at our romantic Bed and Breakfast this fall, and take in the exciting events at the 2017 RiverRocks Festival.

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Fun Tours in the Chattanooga Area

September 1st, 2017 by Innkeeper

The Best Tours in Chattanooga, TennesseeWe’re just as surprised to see the end of summer as you are.  That said, the weather is still great in Chattanooga, and there’s still plenty of time to see what makes this city such an extraordinary getaway destination.  Chattanooga has twice been named the “Best Town Ever” by Outside Magazine, and was recently listed as one of the “Top 45 Places to Go in the World” by the New York Times.  If you haven’t yet been to this ruggedly beautiful town, brimming with southern charm, then now’s the time to start planning.  Whatever it is that interests you, whether it’s Chattanooga’s thriving arts community, its spectacular shopping, the hip food scene, or the unbeatable range of outdoor recreation, we know it will only take one visit for you to fall in love with Chattanooga.  Tours happen to be a great way to see the city, especially for those that haven’t been here before or are short on time.  Book your room at our luxury Bed and Breakfast, and start planning your Chattanooga adventure today.

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10 Adventures to Have in Chattanooga This Summer

August 18th, 2017 by Innkeeper

Adventures in the Scenic City of Chattanooga, TennesseeThe final days of summer are, somewhat sadly, upon us. There’s still plenty of time to plan a last-minute getaway to the incredible city of Chattanooga, though, and there are some adventures and activities you won’t want to miss.  Our luxury Bed and Breakfast, located at the top of Lookout Mountain and across the street from Chattanooga’s famous Rock City Gardens, is the best choice for lodging.  From here, you can not only enjoy Lookout Mountain’s top attractions, but also relish in the panoramic views over the Chattanooga Valley below.  At the Chanticleer Inn Bed and Breakfast, we take immense pride in our hospitality, and will do everything it takes to make sure you have the adventures of a lifetime.  Book your getaway with us this summer.  You won’t regret it!

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Extreme Adventures in Chattanooga

July 17th, 2017 by Innkeeper

Extreme Adventures in Chattanooga, TennesseeWe’ve said it before, and we’ll keep on saying it: Chattanooga is an incredibly fun and adventurous destination.  There are so many reasons behind our being named “The Best Town Ever” by Outsize Magazine, and this summer is your chance to experience it for yourself. Not only is Chattanooga a stunningly beautiful and picturesque city, but it also offers an unbelievable world of outdoor adventure, amazing restaurants, live events, art and world-class attractions.  What’s not to love about this riverside town? This summer, experience it all with extreme adventures in the Chattanooga area.  Whether it’s white water rafting, caving, ziplining, or something more, it’s time to see just how adventurous you can be. Book your stay at our luxury Bed and Breakfast on Lookout Mountain today.

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Summer Nights with the Chattanooga Lookouts

June 30th, 2017 by Innkeeper

Chattanooga Lookouts Baseball GAmeSummer has really just begun, but July 4th is just around the corner and our Calendar at the Chanticleer Inn is booking quickly. There is so much happening in the outdoorsy city of Chattanooga this summer, and there are plenty of ways to get outside and enjoy it while it lasts. Chattanooga is the adventure capital of Tennessee, and arguably one of the top outdoor destinations in the entire country–certainly in the South.  It was, after all, named Outside Magazine’s “Best Town Ever” for a reason. Outdoor enthusiasts from all across the country descend upon Chattanooga for a variety of reasons. Whether it’s inviting waters, the rocky outcroppings, or the beautiful woodland forests, Chattanooga is just begging to be explored. When you’re looking for a little downtime between adventures, why not catch a summer baseball game?  Book your room at the Chanticleer Inn Bed and Breakfast on Lookout Mountain, and come join us for a little summer baseball with the Chattanooga Lookouts!

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Plan Ahead for the 2017 Riverbend Festival in Chattanooga

May 18th, 2017 by Innkeeper

Riverbend Music Festival in ChattanoogaChattanooga has twice been named the “Best Town Ever” by Outside Magazine, and was recently listed as one of the “Top 45 Places to Go in the World” by the New York Times.  There are plenty of reasons why Chattanooga should be at the top of your summer travel list, and the Riverbend Music Festival in June is just the beginning. Once you’re here, you’ll find a thriving arts community, spectacular shopping, a food scene fit for any foodie, and an incredible range of outdoor recreation that is unmatched in the South.  No matter how you spend your time, a few days in Chattanooga will be time well spent.  To make your stay even more memorable, our luxury Bed and Breakfast on Lookout Mountain near Chattanooga is the perfect place to get a good night’s rest while you’re here.  No where else will you find our special blend of luxury amenities, comfortable accommodations, and welcoming hospitality.  Book your room at our Chattanooga Bed and Breakfast, and come explore Chattanooga with us.

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6 Easy Hikes in the Chattanooga Area

March 27th, 2017 by Innkeeper

Easy Hikes in Chattanooga, TennesseeSpring has officially arrived in Chattanooga, and it has the town buzzing with excitement.  Though the weather can be volatile and variable this time of year, there is no doubt that warmer weather and sunnier skies are on the very near horizon.  The possibilities that loo ahead have outdoor enthusiasts gearing up for another exciting year of hiking and adventure in and around Chattanooga. From it’s breathtaking scenery and it’s revitalized riverfront scattered with attractions, parks, and restaurants, to it’s rich history and a never-ending supply of outdoor adventures, Chattanooga truly is a city of endless fun.  Frequently touted as a top outdoors destination, there is no better way to spend a spring day in the Chattanooga area than one of these gentle hikes into the stunning hills around us. Book your room at our luxurious Tennessee Bed and Breakfast today, and test out one of these great hikes this spring.

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Chattanooga’s 4 Bridges Arts Festival

March 18th, 2017 by Innkeeper

4 Bridges Arts Festival in Downtown ChattanoogaChattanooga is an interesting city.  Once you get to know it, it’s no wonder Chattanooga is commonly hailed as the top travel destination in the South.  It’s equal parts rugged and charming, with a deeply rooted culture unique to the people who live here. If you haven’t yet experienced Chattanooga’s deep southern charm and rugged exterior, this spring is an excellent time to get here. There’s plenty happening in the area, and outdoor enthusiasts are getting geared up for another year of exciting adventures.  Coming up in April is the 4 Bridges Arts Festival; a great time to experience the softer, more elegant side to Chattanooga.  Book your stay at the luxurious Chanticleer Inn, located on the top of Chattanooga’s Lookout Mountain, and come experience the Scenic City for yourself this spring.

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Ride the Tennessee Valley Railroad

February 28th, 2017 by Innkeeper

Ride the Tennessee Valley Railroad in ChattanoogaSpring is just around the corner, and will be here before we know it.  Now is a great time to plan ahead for a romantic and relaxing spring getaway to the scenic city of Chattanooga.  Chattanooga is known as a rugged city, perfect for a variety of outdoor enthusiasts.  With a variety of thrilling activities to enjoy, such as rock climbing, hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, caving, and so much more, it’s a small wonder why Chattanooga has become such a popular vacation destination.  In addition to all of these great activities, Chattanooga has an extraordinary arts scene, a delicious and hip food scene, incredible shopping, and plenty of fun attractions for people and families of all ages and interests.  For a true Chattanooga experience, we recommend taking one of the rides on the Tennessee Valley Railroad.  Book your room at our luxurious Bed and Breakfast near Chattanooga, and start planning your spring getaway today.

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